On Thursday, Loyola (MD) plays host to Canisius at Reitz Arena. It gets started at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Greyhounds fell to the Golden Griffins 91-79 on Jan. 31 and are 4-6 against them over the last four years.
Canisius and Loyola (MD) are tied for second in the conference.
The Greyhounds were defeated by Marist 69-64 on Feb. 10 despite 22 points and 7 rebounds from Erik Etherly. He is averaging 15.4 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. For the Golden Griffins, Billy Baron finished with 33 points in the 77-70 win over Niagara on Feb. 10. With 16.9 points per game and 5.4 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. A key area of strength for Canisius is effective field goal percentage at 52.7 percent, which ranks second in their conference (and 41st nationally).
StatSmack! Loyola (MD) is better than Canisius
Dylon Cormier is ranked 5th in the MAAC in points and 3rd in the MAAC in steals.
You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Loyola currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (966 to 965) than Canisius, per the NCAA.
Property crime happens more often per capita in Buffalo so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Baltimore -- according to the FBI).
Loyola has a better record in close games than Canisius this season (5-2 vs. 3-3).